The Tamil Nadu government on Monday expressed concern over the "alarming increase" in number of "attacks" on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy and sought the centre's intervention for release of 42 of them.
Whether Rajinikanth will turn into a hyphenate as superstar-politician is a theory that is revisited regularly among his legions of fans and parties hopeful that he will choose them and not the others.
The Madras High Court has issued notice to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the management of a school here on a petition alleging that several standard 9 students had been detained and compelled to repeat the class.
An air ambulance service of a private hospital in Tamil Nadu, claimed to be the first such facility to be run by a hospital in the country, will be launched on June 25. IAF chief Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa would inaugurate the 'Ganga Air Ambulance' helicopter service of Ganga Hospital, a release from the hospital said today.
The Madras High Court today asked the Tamil Nadu government to explain as to why names figuring in the Election Commission and IT Department reports on the alleged bribing of RK Nagar assembly segment voters were not mentioned in the relevant FIR.
Amid renewed speculation that a political career for Rajinikanth is round the corner, former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam weighed in today saying the superstar has "every right to come into politics," but would have to earn that place. He also said it was too early to talk about a possible alliance.
AIADMK (Amma) faction leader TTV Dhinakaran today announced the camp's support to NDA's candidate Ram Nath Kovind in the July 17 presidential poll. Mr Dhinakaran made the announcement as per the "orders" of jailed party chief VK Sasikala, and said all the lawmakers in the faction as well as MLAs in the Assemblies of both Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will support Mr Kovind in the election.
A university in rural Tamil Nadu has shot into fame by becoming the latest to boast of a satellite in space. NIUSAT, built by the Noorul Islam University in Kumarakovil, will enter into the orbit along with Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO's Cartosat 2 today.
South superstar Rajinikanth, who is speculated to join active politics soon, today said that he is discussing the prospects with political leaders and he would make an announcement once he finalises it.
AIADMK (Amma) General Secretary VK Sasikala will decide tomorrow the party's stand on the NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, party leader TTV Dhinakaran said today after meeting her in jail in Bangalore.